10 Major Events Which Happened During Babette's Life

It's easy to forget how old a classic car like Babette the 2CV is when struggling to reach the top of a hill in second gear.

So to put it all in perspective here's a small list of some key things which happened during her lifetime:

  • 1964 - Abolition of the Death Penalty in the UK
  • 1966 - The first episode of Star Trek airs
  • 1967 - Rolling Stone publishes its first magazine issue
  • 1969 - American Neil Armstrong has become the first man to walk on the Moon
  • 1970 - The World Trade Centre was completed
  • 1972 - Nike running shoes hit the market
  • 1980 - John Lennon assassination in NY
  • 1982 - Michael Jackson's "Thriller" sells 20 million albums, becomes the largest selling record ever
  • 1989 - Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • 1990 - Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years

Quite a list!